BEVERLY HILLS — Ten films now remain in the running for the Visual Effects Oscar, which will be presented at the 85th Academy Awards (www.oscars.org) on February 24. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced the category’s shortlist. They are presented here in alphabetical order:
- The Amazing Spider-Man
- Cloud Atlas
- The Dark Knight Rises
- The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
- John Carter
- Life of Pi
- Marvel’s The Avengers
- Snow White and the Huntsman
All members of the Visual Effects Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the 10 shortlisted films on Thursday, January 3. Following the screenings, the members will vote to nominate five films for final Oscar consideration.
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 10, and the Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center.